Cities - 17/March/2017

Cloudburst management the Copenhagen way

Splitting the bill between water utilities and the city budget made financing Copenhagen’s cloudburst plan possible.

Adapting to climate change does not come cheap. Copenhagen has found a way to co-finance its flood protection plan, provide for new civic amenities, dig up fewer streets and save money, all thanks to one tweak of the law. ...

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